Mad Dash, The (Series) (1979-1981)

Mad Dash, The
The Mad Dash is a television game show created by Sidney M. Cohen. It first appeared in 1979 on Canada's CTV network and proved to be a family favourite.

It featured a huge game board with contestants landing on squares that could reward or penalize their team. The show featured hilarious questions and stunts, making it one of the most memorable game show series produced in Canada.

Cast:
Nick Holenreich....Announcer
Pierre Lalonde....Host


Original Broadcaster(s): CTV

External Links:
Super People Productions

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byClick here to see the profile of this user helen725, June 5, 2011
I think this show can still be seen on Game TV.
byClick here to see the profile of this user Ringleader, November 4, 2010
we need to bring this back,as canada has no game shows of their own,i would love to see a revamp......bring it on,PLEASE
byClick here to see the profile of this user hifichet, September 4, 2008
J'aimerais bien savoir, qui à composé le jingle de cette émission?

how would be the musician composer on the Mad Dash?
byClick here to see the profile of this user Duncan McCaul, January 28, 2008
For those of you with Digital Cable, old episodes of "The Mad Dash" are now running on Canada's new GamesTV channel.

Unfortunately, they decided to try updating it with a more modern closing theme, but otherwise, it's just as we remember it.

Apparently, if there's enough interest, they may even do a "New Mad Dash"!

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